17th International Conference on Positive Behavior Support. The Expanding World of PBS: Science, Values, and Vision. March 11-14, 2020 | Hyatt Regency Miami.


Paper registration forms must be postmarked no later than February 24th. Any paper registration forms postmarked after the 24th or emailed after 5pm EST on Tuesday, March 10th will not be processed. Attendees can register onsite in Miami beginning Wednesday, March 11th at 11am.

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For general information about APBS 2020, including information about the general session, keynote, invited speakers, and conference workshops, download our registration brochure

Why I Should Attend

Click here to download a sample letter to request approval from your organization to attend the 17th International Conference on Positive Behavior Support. View the PDF version of this document here.

Registration and Packet Pick-Up Hours of Operation On-Site

Day Time
Wednesday, March 11, 2020 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday, March 12, 2020 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday, March 13, 2020 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday, March 14, 2020 8:00 am - 10:00 am

*Registration hours are subject to change

Conference Registration Fees

Registration Type Early Bird
(on or before January 17, 2020)
(on or before February 24, 2020)
(after February 24, 2020)
APBS Member US $150 US $175 US $200
APBS Family Member US $50 US $50 US $50
Non-Member US $300 US $330 US $355
APBS Student Member US $100 US $100 US $100

Full Conference Registration

The registration fee for the 17th International Conference on Positive Behavior Support includes admission to all break-out sessions, the conference reception/poster session and conference materials. The registration fee does not include meals. Your registration form must be received (not postmarked) on or before the dates specified above to receive the proper rate.

APBS Student and APBS Family Registration

APBS Student Members and APBS Family Members are entitled to the same privileges as full conference registrants. Students are required to present valid identification at the time of registration if purchasing Student membership on-site.

Cancellation Policy

A service charge of US $35 will be assessed for processing refunds. All cancellations must be requested in writing (email is acceptable) and received (not postmarked) in our office by 5 p.m. EST on February 24, 2020. APBS will verify receipt of payment prior to issuing a refund. All requests for refund should state the registrant's name and the amount of payment. All refunds of verified payments will be credited back to the original source of payment received. "No Shows" will be invoiced the full registration fee. We regret that we cannot offer refunds for "No Shows"; however, substitute attendees are welcome without penalty. All requests for refund should state the registrant's name and the amount of payment. APBS Membership is non-refundable.

Inclement Weather Policy

Please refer to the APBS Event Emergency and Inclement Weather Policy.

Skill-Building Workshop Registration

(Workshops will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 11th. On Saturday, March 14th, half-day workshops will run from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.)

Separate registration for Skill-Building Workshops is required. Attendees may register for Skill-Building Workshops only or can register for workshops in addition to either of the registration types listed above. The Skill-Building Workshop registration includes admission to the workshop, a copy of the Workshop notes, and a copy of the conference program.

Please note: Each Workshop requires a separate fee and ticket. Pre-registration is advised, as there will be no wait list for sold out Workshops. In addition, Workshop notes are not available for purchase. Please be sure to register for only ONE Wednesday and/or One Saturday Workshop.

All Workshops are subject to cancellation if minimum attendance numbers are not met. Registrants of cancelled Workshops will have the option of attending another Workshop or receiving a full refund of the Workshop registration fee.

More information on workshop topics and times will be coming soon!

Conference Skill Building Workshop Registration Fees

Workshops Half Day
APBS Member US $75
APBS Student Member/Family Member US $50
Non-Member US $110
SWK 201: Saturday Parent Workshop US $50